Providing HIPAA compliance auditors with complete documentation of every aspect of your privacy and security strategy, along with evidence of corrective action taken to mitigate risks, is essential, says consultant Cliff Baker.
A new social-media-management tool provided by the ICBA aims to help community banks monitor social media communications, streamlining posts and comments that appear about banks on and through a number of channels.
New York State Office of Cybersecurity Director Tom Smith says an information asset classification policy implemented by his office is helping agencies identify their critical data and apply appropriate controls to protect it.
Philip Reitinger's appointment as Sony's first chief information security officer comes more than four months after a massive breach of Sony's PlayStation gaming system that exposed the personal identifiable information of some 77 million customers.
Ohio is relatively new to enterprise information security, and according to David Shaw, the state's chief information security officer, there is still much to do to ensure that all the agencies' critical infrastructure is protected.
A new California law requires that organizations experiencing a data breach provide more detailed information to the individuals affected. The law, which covers breaches involving financial, healthcare and other personal information, goes into effect Jan. 1.
Whether you're preparing for the upcoming HIPAA compliance audits, pondering a move to cloud computing or developing a social media policy, it pays to get privacy and security tips from experts in the field.
Are executives spending too much time and energy focused on external hacks, sacrificing attention they should be paying to internal threats? It's good that business leaders understand insiders pose risks, but are they taking those risks as seriously as they should?
Doug Johnson of the ABA and FS-ISAC says banks and commercial customers are improving efforts to catch and thwart incidents of corporate account takeover, a sign that the industry is moving in a positive payments direction.